The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 16 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing XML 15 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.70% 5.29% 5.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.61% 19.67% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 9
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£431 £413 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +33.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £261 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £496 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
XML
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 61 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.54% 26.87% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 40
Average daily rate £350 £290 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) HTML
2 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
3 15 (65.22%) C#
3 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET
3 15 (65.22%) Web Services
4 14 (60.87%) CSS
5 13 (56.52%) IIS
5 13 (56.52%) MVC
5 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (56.52%) jQuery
6 12 (52.17%) SQL
7 11 (47.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (43.48%) Ajax
8 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
8 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
9 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (39.13%) Scrum
10 8 (34.78%) WPF
10 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
11 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (30.43%) TDD
11 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
12 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
12 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (26.09%) WCF
13 5 (21.74%) SharePoint

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (56.52%) IIS
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (8.70%) CMS400.NET
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
5 1 (4.35%) Drupal
5 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) WebTrends
2 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) Multicast
2 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
2 2 (8.70%) FCoE
2 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (8.70%) NAS
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (8.70%) MS Access
6 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.70%) MySQL
7 1 (4.35%) DB2
7 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.35%) HBase
7 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
1 17 (73.91%) HTML
2 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET
2 15 (65.22%) Web Services
3 14 (60.87%) CSS
4 13 (56.52%) jQuery
5 10 (43.48%) Ajax
5 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
6 8 (34.78%) WPF
6 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (26.09%) WCF
8 3 (13.04%) RESTful
8 3 (13.04%) LINQ
9 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
9 2 (8.70%) Silverlight
9 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (8.70%) Rendezvous
9 2 (8.70%) Middleware
9 2 (8.70%) XSLT
10 1 (4.35%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Life Science
2 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) MVC
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Scrum
4 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.35%) OOP
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) ETL
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 15 (65.22%) C#
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) XQuery
6 1 (4.35%) XAML
6 1 (4.35%) PHP5
6 1 (4.35%) XPath
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) KVM
1 2 (8.70%) Xen
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) SRDF
1 2 (8.70%) NFS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) DataSynapse
3 2 (8.70%) Ektron
3 2 (8.70%) EMC
3 2 (8.70%) Intel
3 2 (8.70%) NetApp
3 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
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